PARKS & GREENWAYS
The Town has four distinctive parks, each offering different amenities. All have restroom facilities and three have picnic pavilions that can be reserved by contacting the Parks & Recreation Department at 865-218-3375 or here. Photos of each pavilion are here.
Farragut boasts over 25 segments of greenway trails, totaling approximately 16 miles, that connect neighborhoods and provide great places to ride a bike, walk, run and roller blade. Public parking is available at the Town's four longest trails. Find more info about greenways below.
Farragut's newest public space is Mayor Ralph McGill Plaza, which was completed in November 2020. Located behind the historic Campbell Station Inn at 11409 Kingston Pike, the plaza features a restroom, park-like open areas, new landscaping, benches, interpretive signage and parking. The outdoor space is available for rent; an application is available here.
The plaza is named in memory of Mayor McGill, who was one of the Town's founding fathers and was instrumental in the vote for incorporation in late 1979. He served as Mayor from April 2009 through June 2018, and was heavily involved in the Town's acquisition of the Campbell Station Inn from the Russell family.
mayor ralph mcgill plaza
11730 Turkey Creek Road
A 19-acre, family-friendly park, Anchor Park is located adjacent to the lakefront. The Town's first park offers opportunities for picnicking, fishing, playground fun or quiet areas to simply read or relax.
Facilities: fishing pond, horseshoe pit, paved walk trail (0.8 mi), playground, recreational basketball court, rectangular field, softball field, two accessible fishing piers, three picnic pavilions with grills, restroom.
Mayor Bob Leonard Park
301 Watt Road
One of the premier sports complexes in the region, Mayor Bob Leonard Park is a 50-acre multi-use facility offering athletic and recreational opportunities for a variety of activities. The wetlands area at the center of the park, encircled by a lighted walk trail, is a unique feature.
Facilities: five rectangular fields, four lighted diamond fields, lighted playground, covered picnic area, lighted paved wetlands walk trails (up to 0.9-mile loop ADA accessible, or 1-mile loop with incline) with observation deck, three lighted sand volleyball courts, two restrooms.
917 McFee Road
The Town's newest park is a 51+ acre multi-use facility featuring green elements including solar panels, permeable pavers, LED lighting, bioswales/rain gardens and natural light in the restrooms. McFee Park is being expanded! Learn more here.
Facilities: two lighted rectangular fields (not available for lacrosse due to proximity to walking trails), lighted playground, lighted walk trails (1/2-mile loop), splash pad, two picnic pavilions, two restrooms.
Founders Park at Campbell Station
405 N. Campbell Station Road
This passive, 17-acre park is adjacent to the Farragut Branch of the Knox County Library.
Facilities: two picnic pavilions with grills, lighted paved walk trail (0.4 mile), unlighted paved trail on the west side of Turkey Creek (0.67-mile loop), mulched walk trails (0.25 mile in five segments), Community Heritage trail, bronze sculptures, restroom.
Special events: Founders Park at Campbell Station is available for rent to non-profit organizations seeking to hold a special event that falls within the guidelines of the Town of Farragut’s Special Event Ordinance. Organizations must complete an application; call 865-966-7057 for more information.
Businesses must complete an application and pay a fee to use Farragut parks in a for-profit capacity.
Grigsby Chapel Greenway
2.4-mile asphalt trail
Located on Grigsby Chapel Road, the trail connects many of the neighborhood subdivisions, condos and apartments north of this road. An additional 1/4-mile segment is located behind the Farragut Primary School connecting the former end of the trail at the corner of Grigsby Chapel Road to Founders Park at Campbell Station.
Parking is available at the Town's commuter lot located at 11700 Campbell Lakes Drive (off Campbell Station Road) or at Farragut Primary School during non-school hours.
1.5-mile asphalt trail
Located along McFee Road, the trail connects Bridgemore, McFee Manor and the Cottages at Pryse Farm subdivisions with McFee Park. Parking is available at McFee Park.
2-mile asphalt trail when combined with City of Knoxville's portion of the greenway.
Located along Parkside Drive, the greenway runs parallel to Interstate 40/75 from Lovell Road to the sidewalk on the northwest portion of Parkside Drive. Parking is available at designated spaces along side At Home on Parkside Drive.
Turkey Creek Greenway
1.6-mile asphalt trail with an additional 0.3-mile spur to Turkey Creek Woods between Sailview and Brixworth subdivisions
Located on Turkey Creek Road, the trail connects Brixworth, Kingsgate, and Sailview subdisions with Anchor Park. Parking is available at Anchor Park.
Businesses must complete an application and pay a fee to use Farragut greenways in a for-profit capacity.